Bug ID 498227: Incorrect AFM firewall rule counter update after pktclass-daemon restarts.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP None(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.5.2 HF1

Opened: Dec 23, 2014

Severity: 2-Critical


Incorrect firewall rule counters are updated upon classifying traffic when rules are re-ordered AND pktclass-daemon is also restarted.


While there is no incorrect behavior in matching/classifying traffic, updating incorrect rule counter may lead to impression that traffic is being classified incorrectly.


pktclass-daemon restarts and there are active firewall rules present (at any context).



Fix Information

The issue regarding update of incorrect rule counter (after pktclass-daemon restarts) has been fixed.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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